Middle Tennessee State University Gives Students a View Into the HD Future with Sony Technology
The fact that most of his department's broadcast production equipment "was older than his students" convinced Dr. Dennis Oneal, chair of the Department of Electronic Media Communication at Middle Tennessee State University, that the time was right to upgrade to high definition.
Columbia University Trains Tomorrow's Cinematographers with Sony XDCAM EX Camcorder
Columbia University's Graduate Film Division has acquired 40 Sony PMW-EX1 professional high-defi nition camcorders that will serve as the primary tool for graduate students studying cinematography. The arrival of the XDCAM® EX camcorders marks a new era in training the next generation of moviemakers as Sony's new solid-state technology begins replacing the university's legacy tape-based, standard definition equipment."The Sony PMW-EX1 is a remarkable creative tool that delivers full HD capabilities to students and independent producers," said Rick Siegel, adjunct Professor, Columbia University Graduate Film Division. "This is destined to be the new 'must have' camera. It sets a new standard for performance and value."
Syracuse University Takes the Express to a New Workflow with Sony's XDCAM 422 System
The sports movie, "The Express," tells the story of Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win college football's Heisman Trophy while playing at Syracuse University. The school's media team is telling its own story, using Sony's XDCAM® HD422 optical disc system to shoot all video material for Syracuse, including a short-form feature about the movie.
The movie's production team shot many of its scenes on the upstate New York campus, and Stu Lisson, Bob Gerbin and the rest of the Syracuse Electronic Media Communications team used the new XDCAM HD PDW-700 camcorders to capture footage for a "behind-the-scenes" segment that will be included on "The Express" DVD.
HDV High Definition Handheld Camcorder
Introducing a truly amazing new compact HDV™ camcorder from Sony. The HVR-Z5U camcorder is designed to enhance creativity and deliver the highest standard of optical and audio quality.
Emergency Broadcast for Education
Emergency messaging systems are essential for education institutions. The same digital signage your school uses to broadcast everyday announcements and events can also be used to alert students and staff to inclement weather, lockdowns, or other emergencies.
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Eye on EducationSM Program
Sony has its Eye on Education - so educators can keep an eye on expenditures. Sony's Projector and Display Program For Education.
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Broadcast This - Transitioning from SD to HD
Learn how to transition your campus from SD to HD video production. View the Sony sponsored webcast with Campus Technology which occurred on November 11. Hear Phil Meyer, Indiana University and Dennis O'Neal, Middle Tennessee State University, share real-world broadcast studio success stories and experts from Sony provide insight on:
Integrating Video Production into Curriculum and Classroom Activities
View the Sony sponsored webcast with T.H.E Journal and learn how to integrate video production into your k-12 curriculum. From art to science, real-world educators show how they are using video to increase visual literacy, critical thinking and problem solving, in this complimentary, one-hour webcast.
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Making Classroom Movies
View the Sony sponsored webcast with Tech&Learning to see and hear how teachers across the country are using video to increase visual literacy, critical thinking and problem solving.
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Strategies for Student Engagement: Video Production in the Classroom
Experience learning with a twist! Digital media delivers student achievement in ways you have never imagined. Teachers across the nation are impacting student learning in new and exciting ways through the integration of video production in the classroom. This is easy to do and can fit even the tightest budgets! No matter what the subject is, video can make a difference. Two educators will show you how to easily integrate video production in to the school day.
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Sony's Featured Projectors for K-12 Education
Did you know that Sony has a line of projectors perfect for k-12? Check out our line of projectors for education by clicking here.
Media Literacy - Teaching students in a language they understand
Students spend their time plugged in - into video games, MP3 players, movies and the Internet. Digital media has become young people's preferred method of communication and expression; it is only natural that effective educators integrate video production into curriculum as a valuable teaching and learning tool. Learn more in this paper illustrating how to engage students in every day curriculum with the use of video production.
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Digital Bulletin Boards
For years, old-fashioned cork bulletin boards did a fine job of showing off the artwork and other creations of students attending the Cherry Lane Elementary School in Suffern, NY. But no more, see how this school is using LCDS.
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15th Annual Snader Visual Solutions Expo
January 28th - 9am to 5:30pm and January 29th - 9am to 4:30pm
Fiesta Hall in the San Mateo Event Center
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The West Coast's premier conference and trade show featuring hundreds of vendors, products and seminars related to Film & Video, Broadcast, A/V, Presentation, Interactive, Web and House of Worship technologies!
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